Big Agnes Big House 4 Person Deluxe Gold Cabin Tent Review

The Big House Deluxe Gold Fly Open

Big Agnes's Big House 4 Deluxe Gold With the Fly Open
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  • Manufacturer: Big Agnes
  • Model: Big House Deluxe Gold
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4 Persons
  • Designed For: 3 Seasons
  • Best Use: Bicycle & Motorbike Camping
  • Type: Cabin Tent
  • Available in: Other Sizes

    A Newer Version is Now Available
    Big House 4 2020
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  • MSRP: $349.95
  • Manufacturer: Big Agnes
  • Model: Big House Deluxe Gold
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4 Persons
  • Designed For: 3 Seasons
  • Best Use: Bicycle & Motorbike Camping
  • Type: Cabin Tent
  • Available in: Other Sizes

    A Newer Version is Now Available
    Big House 4 2020
  • ** Affiliate disclosure **
  • MSRP: $349.95

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The Big House Deluxe Gold With the Fly Off

Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe Gold With the Fly Off
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Vestibule Sold Separately Big House 4 Deluxe Gold

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Features


  • Freestanding: Yes
  • Color: Gold, White
  • Number of Rooms: 1
  • Number of Windows: 2
  • Number of Doors: 2
  • Zippers: N/A
  • Storage Pockets & Gear Loft: Yes, Yes
  • Mesh Roof & Walls: Half, Half
  • Footprint: Not Included, Available Separately
  • Big House 4 floor saver
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Materials and Extras


  • Inner Walls: Breathable Polyester, Coated Polyester And Polyester Mesh
  • Full Fly: Polyester
    Fly Waterproof Ratings: 1500 mm
  • Floor Materials: Polyester
    Floor Waterproof Ratings: 1500 mm
  • Pole Material: Lightweight Aluminum With Press Fit Connectors
  • Number Of Poles: 3
  • Pole Dimensions: 8.5mm And 12.8mm
  • Guy Lines & Guy Outs: Yes, Yes
  • Stakes: Lightweight Aluminum
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Dimensions


  • Floor Area: 60 sq. ft.
  • Center Height: 5 foot. 8 inches.
  • Packed Weight: 11 Lbs 4 Oz
    Trail Weight: 10 Lbs. 3 Oz.
  • Packed Size: 6 x 15 x 27 inches.
  • Number of Vestibules: 1
    Total Vestibule Area: 38.00 sq. ft.
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  • Screened Areas: None
  • Awnings: 1

Tent Set Up

Color-coded webbing and poles makes for an easy set up.

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Summary: Favorable Reviews

Great tent from Big Agnes again. Reliable, lightweight, and it keeps you dry at night. Almost no flaws at all. A big thumbs up for this.


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Summary: Unfavorable Reviews

I am not a fan of its design. Sometimes zippers can be difficult to zip up and down. You need to take care when you try to close it to avoid destroying it.


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SPECS AND CONFIGURATIONS

The Big House 4 Deluxe Gold has two windows and two doors and a maximum center height of 5' 8, which is a little bit more than the average height of the 134 various 4 person tents we have examined With 60 square feet of room inside, it is a little bit smaller than some other 4-person tents, and it could be a little tight for you and, up to three other campers during the 3-seasons, this tent is suggested for use in, smaller tents similar to this one can generally make a really nice choice for campers that love spending heaps of time outside of their tent exploring.

One of the great things about cabin tents is, that the walls of the tent are near vertical creating a generous interior, this gives you a lot more headroom at the sides inside, making it feel much larger than other types of tents, also, they tend to have wider floor areas, so they are great for families. In general cabin tents are used by groups going on a camping trip in a car or a truck as they are quite heavy when compared to dome tents. It dose though make them well suited to cooler months.

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PROS

  1. Freestanding. The Big House Deluxe Gold can support its own weight on any terrain. It does not even have to be staked down in most cases. But in case of strong winds, it is always best to secure it to the floor with the included steel stakes and guylines.
  2. Vestibule. Having one vestibule. Gives you a place to store shoes and other items that can get dirty, muddy, this is a huge plus.
  3. Has Gear Loft. It is good to see Big Agnes adding a gear loft in the interior to store some of your things.
  4. Has awnings. The awnings shelter the walls of the tent.
  5. More than one door. With 2 doors, it is simpler to get in and out of the tent, in the middle of the night if needed.
  6. More than one window. With 2 windows it is simple to keep the tent cooler on a hot summers night.
  7. The rainfly completely covers the tent body. The rainfly covers the entire body of the tent from the top to the bottom and has a waterproof rating of 1500mm. Meaning it will easily protect you against heavy rain.
  8. Fantastic Ratings The Big House 4 has some of the best ratings of all the tents on optimumtents.com
  9. Other sizes are available. Big Agnes has also made this model available in Other Sizes.
  10. Low price. It is a great deal for a 4 person cabin tent that provides this much space. Not a lot of tents available on the market provide this level of quality for only $249.95 info_outline

CONS

  1. Vulnerable to wind. Because of its size and shape, the Big House may not do best in strong winds if it is not firmly secured with the provided guy lines and stakes. Even though the tent is listed as freestanding in all but very calm conditions, one would want to stake and tie it down correctly.
  2. Not roomy. With a floor area of 60 square feet, the Big House 4 is smaller than quite a lot of the 134 other 4 person tents we have looked at.
  3. Footprint not Included. There is no included footprint, there is one available separately specifically for the Big House 4 footprint Even though the floor may be made of Polyester, it is still best to protect it further with a footprint, especially on rough terrain.
  4. A little heavy for backpacking. Even though the Big House 4, looks like a small tent, it is not ideal for backpacking as it weighs 11 pounds. This is quite a lot more than many other backpacking tents

CONCLUSION

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Our Ratings: 4.8 STARS

Big Agnes's Big House 4 Deluxe Gold tent is good for bicycle & motorbike camping. Here are a couple of other things not already mentioned above which, were found and liked, while researching the model: Ready to pitch; with pre-cut guy lines and tensioners attached to fly, 10 interior mesh pockets, 2 bin pockets and Velcro tabs connect fly to pole structure providing perfect pitch and extra stability.

With very good ratings, a decent amount of reviews and headroom of 5' and 60 square feet of space to enjoy, this tent is like your own little apartment. This will allow you and up to 2 other campers to share some delightful time enjoying nature. We found a decent amount of pros about the tent that you can study above.

If you came to this website looking for an endorsement on this specific tent, we consider, it would make for a very good acquisition. In case you just happened to arrive on this page while browsing for a brand new tent having never heard of this manufacture or this tent before, it is possibly a good thing to look at some more similar tents also.

Value for money: As far as value for your dollar, this tent is a lot cheaper than the average price of all the one hundred and fifty-four, four-person tents we have looked at, all alone this does not make it remarkable value for money. One should also think about other factors in detail, as we do for each tent.

When we tally up the ratings of a tent, we consider a lot of stuff, finding areas where the tent could outdo other near-identical tents and where it is coming up short. In this case, with an overall score of 4.8 and the price details above, we can conclude that with a price of $249.95 info_outline The Big House 4 Deluxe Gold is a fantastic bargain and fabulously competitively priced in comparison with comparable tents.

The ratings show that the quality and dimensions the tent gives you were not in any way skimped on to arrive at a price unquestionably under the average price for comparable tents. It is also worth thinking about the fact that it is reduced by 29% from the manufactures suggested retail price. It will make an excellent choice for nearly all campers searching for an adequate three-season cabin tent to camp in, that will serve you well for years to come.

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